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Physicians Want Less Restrictions On Their Access to Provide Special Services

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A group of community doctors is hoping legislators will scratch a certification requirement. They feel it's hindering them from providing services in rural areas.

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Mississippi Edition: Tuesday, January 30th

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On today's show: Find out how a budget shortfall could affect services for Mississippi children. Then, details on what some physicians say could happen if lawmakers stamp out some hospital certification requirements. And, after a conversation from the story corps mobile tour, meet the award-winning Mississippi educator receiving national recognition.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, January 29th

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On today's show: A conversation with Rep. Gregg Harper as he plans his final year in office. Find out his advice for the growing list of candidates hoping to take his place. Then on Everyday Tech, learn tips for monitoring your safety on the Internet. And, we'll hear what's at stake for fire protection in rural areas of Mississippi.

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State Funds Could Help Fire Officials Replace Aging Trucks

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Some Mississippi legislators are pushing measures that would offer more funding to volunteer fire departments in rural areas.

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Mississippi Edition: Friday, January 26th

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On today's show: Will tax hikes on tobacco products become state law? A new study shows why the effort could help Mississippians. Then, how health screenings can help uninsured and under-insured women monitor their well-being. And, runners and music lovers are headed to the capital city. We'll hear the plans for this year's Mississippi Blues Marathon.

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Advocates Want More Strict Rules on Tobacco

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Mississippi isn't doing enough to control tobacco use, according to a recent national survey. Advocates say they want tighter restrictions. Lawmakers disagree

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Mississippi Earns a B for Human Trafficking Laws

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Laws to protect child victims of sex trafficking are earning Mississippi passing grades on a national report. Although improving, advocates say there's more work to be done.

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, January 24th

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On today's show: Supporters of school choice weigh in on expanding options for education in Mississippi. Then, advocates for public schools in Mississippi are rejecting proposals they say would privatize K through twelve education. And after a Southern Remedy health minute, find out why a group of mothers say vaccine laws should not be changed.

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School Choice Supporters Rally at Capitol, One Family's Story

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School choice supporters are making their voices heard at Mississippi's state capitol. One family talks about going into debt to help their children.

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Public School Advocates Use a Film to Inform Community on Education Issues

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Advocates for public schools in Mississippi are rejecting proposals they say would privatize K-12 education in the state.

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